Patricia Roc (1915–2003)

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One of Britain's biggest female stars of the post-war years, she appeared at various positions (3rd being the highest) in the British and Motion Picture Herald popularity polls, between 1945-50. She was pretty, vivacious and charming, which was all most of her early roles called for. She appeared in a number of the hugely popular wartime ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Wicked Lady Caroline
One Night with You Mary Santell
The Perfect Woman Penelope Belman
Canyon Passage Caroline Marsh


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 1962 The Saint (TV Series)
Madge Clarron
- The Talented Husband (1962) ... Madge Clarron
 1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
- A Kiss for the Constable (1961) ... Brenda
 1960 Skyport (TV Series)
Iris West
- Episode #1.50 (1960) ... Iris West
 1960 Bluebeard's Ten Honeymoons
Mme. Vivienne Dureaux
 1959 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Ottlone
- Who Is Gustav Varnia? (1959) ... Mrs. Ottlone
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
Marge Wilson
- Pegasus (1958) ... Marge Wilson
 1957 The House in the Woods
Carol Carter
 1957 Scotland Yard Dragnet
Mary Foster
 1956 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
 1956 La mia vita è tua
 1955 La vedova X
Countess Diana
 1955 Cartouche
Donna Violante
 1954 Orient Express (TV Series)
- Disaster (1954)
 1952 Something Money Can't Buy
Anne Wilding
 1952 Torticola contre Frankensberg (Short)
Une pénitente (uncredited)
 1951 Circle of Danger
Elspeth Graham
 1950 Captain Blackjack
Ingrid Dekker
 1950 Fugitive from Montreal
Helen Bering
 1949 The Man on the Eiffel Tower
Helen Kirby
 1949 Retour à la vie
Lieutenant Evelyne (segment 2 : "Le retour d'Antoine")
 1949 The Perfect Woman
Penelope Belman
 1948 One Night with You
Mary Santell
 1947 When the Bough Breaks
Lily Bates
 1947 Jassy
 1947 So Well Remembered
Julie Morgan
 1947 The Brothers
Mary Lawson
 1946 Canyon Passage
Caroline Marsh
 1945 The Wicked Lady
 1945 Johnny Frenchman
Sue Pomeroy
 1945 Madonna of the Seven Moons
Angela Labardi
 1944 Two Thousand Women
Rosemary Brown
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Judy Martin
 1943 Millions Like Us
Celia Crowson
 1943 We'll Meet Again
 1942 Let the People Sing
Hope Ollerton
 1942 Suspected Person
Joan Raynor
 1941 My Wife's Family
Peggy Gay
 1941 The Farmer's Wife
 1940 Bits of Our Aircraft Are Missing (Short)
Joan Stanfield (uncredited)
 1940 It Happened to One Man
Betty Quair
 1940 Three Silent Men
Pat Quentin
 1940 Dr. O'Dowd
 1940 Lady in Distress
Pat Thompson
 1940 Pack Up Your Troubles
Sally Brown
 1939 The Missing People
Doris Bevan
 1939 The Mysterious Mr. Reeder
Doris Bevan
 1938 The Rebel Son
Princess Marina Zamnitski
 1938 The Phantom Strikes
Mary Lenley
 1938 The Divorce of Lady X
Beautician (uncredited)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(03/12/47) Guested as herself in BBC Radio's comedy series "Much Binding in the Marsh".

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 4" (1.63 m)


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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I was the bouncy, sexy girl next door that mothers would like their sons to marry and the sons wouldn't have minded either." (see Daily Telegraph obituary)


Patricia Roc was the first homegrown British star to go to Hollywood under a "lend-lease" deal between Rank Pictures and Universal Studios. She costarred in the western, Canyon Passage (1946) in 1946, alongside Susan Hayward, who said after filming that "that Limey glamour girl is a helluva dame". A then-struggling actor by the name of Ronald Reagan was also romantically involved with Roc while ... See more »


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